[Python-ideas] Unicode stdin/stdout

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at gmail.com
Mon Nov 18 16:25:32 CET 2013


Why do you need to force the UTF-8 encoding? Your locale is not
correctly configured?

It's better to set PYTHONIOENCODING rather than replacing
sys.stdout/stderr at runtime.

There is an open issue to add a TextIOWrapper.set_encoding() method:
http://bugs.python.org/issue15216

Victor



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